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Cooking English, Scottish & Welsh

The Best of British Baking

Classic Sweet Treats and Savory Bakes

by (author) Marie Rayner

Callisto Media
Initial publish date
Feb 2022
English, Scottish & Welsh, Baking, General
  • Hardback

    Publish Date
    Feb 2022
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Master the most beloved recipes in British baking

From fluffy Victoria sponges to sausage rolls, the flavors of British baking are some of the most famous in the world. Learn how to create classic British treats at home with the fresh, from-scratch, delicious recipes in The Best of British Baking.

  • Eat your way across the UK—Discover a baking book that features recipes from England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, with trivia and stories that highlight their history.
  • Sweet and savory choices—Get ready to bake off 60 authentically British recipes that include the frothy and sugary as well as the hearty and satisfying.
  • Techniques and tips—Find measurements in both weight and volume (as well as metric and imperial), with clear instructions and advice for achieving the perfect bake.


Turn any kitchen into a great British bake off with this whimsical baking recipe book.

About the author

MARIE RAYNER is a retired professional chef, food blogger, and author of several cookbooks, including The English Kitchen: An Anglophile's Love Note to English Cuisine. She began her culinary career as a hotel pastry chef in the 1970s, and in 2000, she moved to the UK, where she worked as a personal chef. Find her tips and recipes on her blog, The English Kitchen (

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